Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard signed a contract with Kazmortransflof for construction of three tankers

April, 20, 2009. Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard and Kazmortransflof signed a contract for construction of three tankers of 13,000 DWT . According to the contract the delivery date of first tanker is September, 2009, the second – May, 2010, third – August, 2010.

The total sum of the contract is $66 450 000.

The tender for construction of tankers has been hold on March, 27th, 2009. Seven companies have taken part in the tender: Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard, Maritim Shipyard (Poland ), Hyundai Corporation (South Korea ), Astrakhan Shipbuilding Production Association (Russia), MGD Delfin AD (Bulgaria ), Vyborgskiy Shipyard (Russia), Wadan Yards Ocean (Ukraine). Krasnoye Sormovo Shipyard became the winner.

At present this tanker is the largest in the Caspian Sea, capable of entering any port without port terminal re-equipment. Deadweight of the tanker is about 13000 mt. The design of the tanker was worked out by Engineering Bureau of MNP Group (at present – Volgo-Caspian Design Bureau). Tanker of 13,000 DWT is designed for transportation of crude oil and oil products with flash point less than 60 Celsius degrees. Double side and double bottom of the hull (fitted with ballast compartments) prevent from oil spillage at accident.

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